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Amelia Bedelia 5-minute stories

Amelia Bedelia 5-minute stories

Parish, Herman, author author
2020

In this collection of twelve lively five-minute read-aloud stories, the young Amelia Bedelia makes a friend, joins a club, attends a sleepover, hits the trail, and much more!

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A bond undone

A bond undone

Jin, Yong, 1924-2018, author
2020

In the Jin capital of Zhongdu, Guo Jing learns the truth of his father's death and finds he is now betrothed, against his will, to two women. Neither of them is his sweetheart Lotus Huang. Torn between following his heart and fulfilling his filial duty, Guo Jing journeys through the country of his parents with Lotus, encountering mysterious martial heroes and becoming drawn into the struggle for the supreme martial text, the Nine Yin Manual. But his past is catching up with him. The widow of an evil man he accidentally killed as a child has tracked him down, intent on revenge. Meanwhile, his true parentage at last revealed, Yang Kang, the young prince Guo Jing must face in the Garden of the Eight Drunken Immortals, is forced to choose his destiny. Will he continue to enjoy the life of wealth and privilege afforded to him by the invader of his homeland, or give up all he has known to avenge his parents?

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Boruto : Naruto next generations. Volume 8, Monsters

Boruto : Naruto next generations. Volume 8, Monsters

Kodachi, Ukyo, 1979- author
2020

"The ninja adventures continue with Naruto's son, Boruto! Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He achieved his dream to become the greatest ninja in his village, and now his face sits atop the Hokage monument. But this is not his story... A new generation of ninja is ready to take the stage, led by Naruto's own son, Boruto! Though burdened by a traumatic past, Kawaki slowly begins to open up to Boruto and his friends. However, the members of Kara soon infiltrate Konoha village in order to bring him back. Can Naruto and Boruto protect Kawaki from these powerful enemies?!"--Amazon.com.

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Child of the universe

Child of the universe

Jayawardhana, Ray, author
2020

A father communicates his love for his daughter by telling about her connections with the greater universe.

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Don't feed the coos!

Don't feed the coos!

Stutzman, Jonathan, author
2020

A cautionary tale in which a little girl must find a way to escape an insatiable flock of pigeons after sharing some bread with one.

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Five little monkeys : count and trace

Five little monkeys : count and trace

Christelow, Eileen, author
2020

Learn to count and trace numbers with the Five Little Monkeys! Join the Five Little Monkeys as they count from one to ten and learn to trace each number along the way. Indented numbers are perfectly sized for little fingers to follow along, and interactive flaps reveal exciting counting surprises throughout.

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Friday night wrestle fest

Friday night wrestle fest

Fox, Jennifer, 1976- author
2020

"Ladies and Gentlemen, it's Friday night, and these kids are ready to wrestle! Join Dangerous Daddoo as he dishes out some serious moves to get the kids ready for bed. But what happens when Flying Mom Bomb gets home from work? Are the kids toast?"-- Publisher's description.

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Frights of fancy

Frights of fancy

Williamson, J. N. (Jerry N.), author
2000


Goodnight moon

Goodnight moon

Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author
1997

Goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room: goodnight chairs, goodnight comb, goodnight air.

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Greysteel's ghost

Greysteel's ghost

Sutherland, Robert, 1925- author
2007


Hello, my name is Octicorn

Hello, my name is Octicorn

Diller, Kevin, author, creator
2016


A home for goddesses and dogs

A home for goddesses and dogs

Connor, Leslie, author
2020

After the death of her mother, Lydia moves in with her aunts and learns to find a new family of inspiring women and loving dogs.

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I'm gonna push through

I'm gonna push through

Wright, Jasmyn, author
2020

"Inspired by a mantra written for her third-graders, Jasmyn Wright's uplifting call to "push through" is an invitation to young readers to announce their own power and to recognize and reaffirm that of others, regardless of setbacks. By diminishing doubt, encouraging community, and reaffirming that we're all here to make a difference, her empowering words show children how to lift themselves up and seize their potential"-- Provided by publisher.

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In five years : a novel

In five years : a novel

Serle, Rebecca, author
2020

After nailing her interview and accepting her boyfriend's marriage proposal, Type-A Manhattan lawyer Dannie Cohan goes to sleep knowing she is right on track to achieve her five-year plan. But when she wakes up, it's the same night - December 15 - but 2025, five years in the future. After a very intense, shocking hour, Dannie wakes again, at the brink of midnight, back in 2020. Determined to ignore the odd experience, she files it away in the back of her mind. That is, until four-and-a-half years later, when by chance Dannie meets the very same man from her long-ago vision.

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Lean out : a meditation on the madness of modern life

Lean out : a meditation on the madness of modern life

Henley, Tara, author
2020

Current affairs journalist Tara Henley sets out to discover alternatives to the always-on work culture of North America. Henley uncovers a parallel track, in which everyday citizens are quietly dropping out of the mainstream and reclaiming their lives from overwork in all kinds of weird and wonderful ways. Henley explores the underlying causes of these disparate movements - a rejection of consumerism, a growing appetite for social contribution and a quest for meaningful, face-to-face contact in this era of extreme isolation and loneliness.

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Mercy House

Mercy House

Dillon, Alena, author
2020

"She would stop at nothing to protect the women under her care. Inside a century-old row house in Brooklyn, renegade Sister Evelyn and her fellow nuns preside over a safe haven for the abused and abandoned. Gruff and indomitable on the surface, warm and wry underneath, little daunts Evelyn, until she receives word that Mercy House will be investigated by Bishop Hawkins, a man with whom she shares a dark history. In order to protect everything they've built, the nuns must conceal many of their methods, which are forbidden by the Catholic Church. Evelyn will go to great lengths to defend all that she loves. Amidst her fight, Evelyn discovers the extraordinary power of mercy and the grace it grants, not just to those who receive it, but to those strong enough to bestow it."-- Provided by publisher.

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One piece. Volume 93, The star of Ebisu

One piece. Volume 93, The star of Ebisu

Oda, Eiichirō, 1975- author, artist
2020

"As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like rubber...at the cost of never being able to swim again! Years, later, Luffy sets off in search of the 'One Piece', said to be the greatest treasure in the world... The Straw Hats are just starting to get their bearings in the mysterious samurai kingdom of Wano when Kaido makes his grand appearance as a flying dragon! Kaido is known as the strongest creature alive, so the smart move would be not to antagonize him. But since when does Luffy do the smart thing?!"--Provided by publisher.

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One Salt Sea : an October Daye novel

One Salt Sea : an October Daye novel

McGuire, Seanan, author
2011

October "Toby" Daye is now the Countess of Goldengreen. To prevent war between land and sea, Toby must find the kidnapped sons of the regent of the Undersea Duchy of Saltmist within three days and prove that the Queen of the Mists was not responsible.

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Plant tribe : living happily ever after with plants

Plant tribe : living happily ever after with plants

Josifovic, Igor, author
2020

"The bestselling authors of Urban Jungle delve into the many ways that nurturing plants helps nurture the soul. This new book by the authors of the bestselling Urban Jungle addresses the life-changing magic of living with and caring for plants. Aimed at a wider audience than typical houseplant books, each chapter combines easily digestible plant knowledge, style guidance via real home interiors, and inspiring advice for using plants to increase energy, creativity, and well-being and to attract love and prosperity. Also included: real-world @urbanjungleblog followers FAQs; a section on plants and pets; and plant care for the different stages of a houseplants life. The focus is on using plants to raise the positive energy of every room in the house and to live happily ever after with plants."--Publisher's website.

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The sticky situation

The sticky situation

Stilton, Geronimo, author
2020

"Geronimo and Trap decide to start making organic honey with the help of some beekeepers. When the honey is ready, they face up against the evil Madam No"--Provided by publisher.

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Yotsuba&!. 2

Yotsuba&!. 2

Azuma, Kiyohiko, author, artist
2009